Greenland pilot service

Navigational safety in polar regions is our core business

Navigational safety in polar regions is our core business

Contact us: 24/7 Operations: (+45) 42 90 19 77

24/7 Operations: (+45) 42 90 19 77

Our services

Your partner to safe operations in Polar regions

Our pilotages consist of 2 certified onboard pilots assisting the master and navigators 24HRS during the entire voyage.

Our project management team carry out all mandatory risk assessments and contingency planning according to relevant laws and regulations. Furthermore we liaise with the local SAR authorities ensuring all plans are approved prior to the arrival of your vessel in Greenland.

Our pilots carry out the voyage plan according to best practice and local knowledge, drafting the risk assessment and presenting it to the vessel master before departure.

Our 24HRS shore based operations team assist our pilots with the latest weather and ice updates ensuring the safety of your vessel during your operation in Greenland.

The 2019 season:

Since 2018 the polar code is expected to be mandatory for all vessels entering into Greenland and Arctic Waters

Our  focus will be:

Arctic Bridge Ressource Management courses

Masters and Officers learn about ice navigation and voyage planning in the area – according to the polar code chapter V both Basic & Advanced training

Producing sufficient navigational charts and surface current surveys if needed

Reports of operational conditions

Making Reports of expected operational conditions covering down time analysis due to weather and ice conditions and equipment failure due to low ambient temperatures.

In order to ensure our customers a safe and effective operation complying with all laws and regulations, we are currently developing a maritime center of competence, where our customers can benefit from our pilots and project management teams who have more than 200 years of combined experience, covering all aspects of maritime operations in the area.

Producing sufficient navigational charts and surface current surveys if needed

Operational Support

Developing new routes and destinations according to our customers needs – drafting “on-site” risk assessments and contingency planning accordingly.

Greenland pilot service

Your next pilotage in the arctic starts here

The boarding point of our pilots is the last port before calling Greenlandic Waters, and disembarkation is the next port of call after leaving Greenlandic Waters.

Please order your pilot through your chosen shipping agent or via Greenland Pilot Service at least 4 weeks prior to arrival at the last port before Greenland.

Our offices can be contacted 24HRs

News from our world

In cooperation with Greenland Pilot Service, FORCE Technology has developed a course for Bridge Resource Management and Shiphandling in arctic waters with focus on cruise vessels. The training specifically included navigation amongst icebergs and growlers in local, congested fjords and ports.

Torben Solmer, Team Leader, Simulation, Training & Ports

References

Greenland Pilot Services has, among others, solved tasks for following companies

Force Technology

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Need help? - 24/7 Operations: (+45) 42 90 19 77

24/7 Operations: (+45) 42 90 19 77